OLD RICHARDSON CEMETERY by Fonda D. Baselt
This cemetery is located in Johnson Township about 1-1/2 miles northwest of Flemington (NW-1/4 Section 12, Township 35, Range 24). In 1979, the cemetery was in poor condition and not accessible by car. Cecil Crawford, of Weaubleau, took us to the cemetery which was overgrown with tall grass. He carried a snake stick, knife, and anti-venom. Due to the age of the stones and the difficulty in reading them, the dates should be verified with church and death records when possible. There is an adjoining slave cemetery, but no stones were located. Traces of an old fence were barely visible. Mr. Crawford said that on the other side of this fence was a Slave Cemetery but there were no stones.
BROWN Euphemia A. Brown died April 9, 1863. 4 mo and 5 days. Though lost to sight to memory dear.
ESTES Harriet L., wife of J.K. Estes died Aug. 10, 1879 Aged 30 yrs, 11 mo, 5 da.
FOXWORTHY Elenora wife of C.W. Foxworthy born Feb. 22, 1846 died Jan. 11, 1887.
HODGE Sarah E., Wife of James M. Hodge born Sept. 11, 1845 died (unreadable) 1866. Infant daughter of J.M. & S.E. Hodge born Mar. 10, 1866 died Mar. 11, 1866.
MARLOW Egbert P. husband of KizziaH Marlow born Dec. 27, 1804 died Jan. 8, 1865.
(No stones found but known to be buried here): David L. Marlow, son of E.P. & K Marlow. George E. Marlow, son of E.P. & K. Marlow. Kizziah Rebecca Marlow died 1881.
MARSHALL Ethel (no dates) Frederick 1819 - 1896 Lunetta 1817 - 1904
MILLER Daniel Miller born Sept. 29, 1804 died Sept. 9, 1883. Eliza A. wife of Daniel Miller July 24, 1823 - Sept 23, 1893. Homer E. son of R.?. and B. Miller born Dec 9, 1889 died Feb 16, 1905.
PONDS In memory of Elizabeth Ponds was born Jan. 6th, 1841 (or 1811) and died Sept. 17, 1842.
PRICE N.M.P. wife of J.C. Price died July 12, 1876 aged 23 years 9 mo 15 days.
RICHARDSON (double stone) Amos Richardson born Oct. 30, 1791 died May 10, 1875. Nancy Richardson born Feb. 7, 1798 died Apr. 18, 1864
In memory of Benjamin F. Richardson born April 2, 1829 died Nov. 15, 1846. Clayton Richardson born Jan. 12, 1817 died Feb. ??, 1852. Jackson Richardson born Dec 22, 1822 died Nov 8, 1862. James M. Richardson born Feb. 25, 1841 died Nov. 27, 1862. Zunie L. Richardson daughter of A. & Carrie Richardson. Born Apr 22, 1873 Died Aug. 29, 1873. 4 mo 7 days.
SWINK Infant son of J.M. and May Swink born Dec. 31, 1902 died Jan. 1, 1903.
UNKNOWN Grandmother Grandfather
Amos & Nancy Richardson's, headstone
The condition of this final resting place is very sad.
Thanks to Fonda D. Baselt for sharing. <Roots2dig [at] aol [dot] com>
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